Norm Russell

Partner and Co-Founder

Norm is Partner and Co-founder at Automation Logic and leads the Financial Services practice. His consulting background gives him the ability to take a holistic “people, process and technology” approach for financial services clients that enables Automation Logic to deliver solutions that add true value and business benefit, beyond a technical implementation alone. Norm started his career as a software engineer, and was chief architect on HP’s Internet publishing architecture (Patent No. US 6,687,704). Norm helped pioneer data centre automation efforts in America and Europe through his work at Loudcloud (Opsware, acquired by HP). These days Norm is Automation Logic’s executive sponsor for client projects, guiding our vision of a fully automated world where people are free to realise their creative potential, ensuring staff engagement, and client satisfaction.

Kris Saxton

Partner and Co-Founder

Kris is Partner and Co-founder at Automation Logic and has been a Systems Engineer for more than 20 years, with more than half of that time spent building ISPs and MSPs before moving into consultancy. An acknowledged expert on all things cloud and automation, he consults for enterprise clients across both the public and private sectors, having led projects for organisations including: the Ministry of Justice, Lloyds Banking Group, Société Générale and Thomson Reuters to name a few. Kris is a regular public speaker and writer, providing a fresh perspective on how businesses can best adopt emerging technologies and business practices to deliver tangible business value.

Emily Toole

Director of Marketing

Emily joined Automation Logic in 2017 and heads up Marketing, Inside Sales and oversees AL's key technology partnerships with organisations including Microsoft and AWS. Emily’s background is in working for global tech organisations to transform the way consulting services are taken to market to accelerate business growth. Working as part of multidisciplinary teams, varied and exciting roles have included aspects of: developing and launching new consulting propositions, go-to-market strategy, solution campaign management and product marketing. Emily is passionate about using marketing to promote the opportunities presented by technological advancement.

Vicky Schildkamp

General Manager

Vicky joined the team in January 2016 and initially led all aspects of talent management and resourcing for the company. In September 2018 Vicky took on the broader General Manager role and now ensures that the business is appropriately structured; all departments are well staffed, well managed, running smoothly and fit to deliver the company’s strategic goals and growth plans. Vicky is a seasoned leader who has supported technical businesses, large and small, as they scale rapidly. Her appointment marks yet another key milestone in the development of the Automation Logic business.

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